WISE CHILD by Simon Gray


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WISE CHILD by Simon Gray


Simon Gray’s first play concerns orphaned Jerry Artminster, who blackmails a criminal named Jock Masters by promising he will not reveal his identity if Jock agrees to impersonate the boy’s mother in the an hotel where the boy lives. Others involved are Mr. Booker, the gay hotel manager who fancies the boy, and Janice, a black woman who works in the hotel. The play premiered at Wyndham’s Theatre in 1967 with a cast including Alec Guinness, Simon Ward and Gordon Jackson.

Published by Faber

84 pages

A little worn, but overall in good condition

Weight 0.190 kg